The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 12 28 9
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 20 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 9.17% 2.60% 12.84%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.90% 17.14% 62.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 14
Median daily rate £406 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.79% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.08 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+57.51% -27.58%
SQL Server
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
59 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 27.06% 15.15% 20.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 22
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £277 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £26.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.69% -17.46%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

SQL Server Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

SQL Server
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Northampton region.

SQL Server Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Unit Testing
2 17 (36.96%) Oracle
3 15 (32.61%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (30.43%) SQL
4 14 (30.43%) JUnit
4 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (30.43%) Spring
4 14 (30.43%) Hibernate
5 13 (28.26%) .NET
5 13 (28.26%) ETL
6 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 12 (26.09%) C#
6 12 (26.09%) jQuery
6 12 (26.09%) JSON
6 12 (26.09%) Kimball Methodology
7 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
7 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (23.91%) OLAP
7 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (21.74%) Dimensional Modelling
8 10 (21.74%) OLAP Cube
9 9 (19.57%) SDLC
9 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (19.57%) J2EE
10 8 (17.39%) Web Services
10 8 (17.39%) XML

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.87%) JBoss
1 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.52%) CMS
3 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Cognos Controller
1 2 (4.35%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) DMZ
1 3 (6.52%) Extranet
1 3 (6.52%) Intranet
2 2 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (23.91%) OLAP
2 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (21.74%) OLAP Cube
4 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
6 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
8 4 (8.70%) SSDT
9 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (4.35%) QlikView
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
10 1 (2.17%) MySQL
10 1 (2.17%) Power BI
10 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) JUnit
2 8 (17.39%) Maven
2 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (15.22%) Eclipse
3 7 (15.22%) Selenium
4 5 (10.87%) Cobertura
4 5 (10.87%) JBehave
4 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.35%) Gradle
6 2 (4.35%) JProfiler
7 1 (2.17%) Subversion
7 1 (2.17%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.35%) Automotive
1 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (15.22%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) SQL BI Developer
6 4 (8.70%) SSIS Developer
6 4 (8.70%) SSRS Developer
7 3 (6.52%) .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.52%) ETL Developer
7 3 (6.52%) OLAP Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Applications Developer
7 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Hibernate
1 14 (30.43%) Spring
2 13 (28.26%) .NET
3 12 (26.09%) jQuery
3 12 (26.09%) JSON
4 9 (19.57%) J2EE
5 8 (17.39%) Web Services
5 8 (17.39%) XML
6 7 (15.22%) JPA
7 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
8 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.87%) CSS
8 5 (10.87%) HTML
8 5 (10.87%) JDBC
8 5 (10.87%) JSP
8 5 (10.87%) Servlets
8 5 (10.87%) SOAP
8 5 (10.87%) Struts
8 5 (10.87%) WCF
8 5 (10.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Data Integration
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) EPoS
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Unit Testing
3 14 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (28.26%) ETL
5 12 (26.09%) Kimball Methodology
6 11 (23.91%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (21.74%) Dimensional Modelling
8 9 (19.57%) SDLC
9 8 (17.39%) BDD
10 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
10 7 (15.22%) Validation
11 6 (13.04%) OO
12 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (10.87%) TDD
13 4 (8.70%) Data Management
13 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
14 3 (6.52%) Domain-Driven Design
14 3 (6.52%) SOLID
15 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
15 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) Java
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 12 (26.09%) C#
3 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.22%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.04%) VBScript
6 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) F#
8 1 (2.17%) Haskell
8 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.96%) Oracle
3 7 (15.22%) Sun
4 3 (6.52%) Twitter
5 2 (4.35%) Cognos
5 2 (4.35%) Perforce
6 1 (2.17%) Tableau